Alternative Energy Engineering Technology (CCC 6272)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
The Alternative Energy Engineering Technology certificate prepares students for careers in the growing "green" alternative energy industries. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the growing alternative energy career cluster; and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the general employability skills, technical skills, and knowledge of all aspects of alternative energy careers.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
This program can be completed in one year full time or 1-1/2 years part time.
This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
For More Information
Oleg Andric, Associate Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org ,
Brenda Lesser, Administrative Assistant, (561) 207-5055
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 18|
|ETP1200||Power Plant Science||3|
|ETP1511C||Introduction to Bio Fuels||3|
|ETP1530C||Introduction to Wind Energy||3|
|ETP1402||Introduction to Solar Energy||3|
|ETI1701||Environmental Health and Safety||3|
|EVR2266||Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing||3|
|Total Program Credits: 18|
Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment in an entry-level position in alternative energy industries: bio-fuels, wind industry or solar industry. This program will provide supplemental education to technicians working in the electrical power industry or prepare students for employment in the growing alternative energy industries.
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.
Career Path Notes
Courses from the program transfer directly into Palm Beach State's Electrical Power Technology AS degree program. For more information, see www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ElectricalPowerTech.
In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a two or four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/